TEXAS RANGERS — Signed OF Bayron Lora and SS Maximo Acosta to minor league contracts.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Sent RHP Edwin Jackson to Buffalo (IL) and OF Dalton Pompey to the GCL Blue Jays for rehab assignments. Signed SS Rikelvin De Castro to a minor league contract.
CHICAGO CUBS — Sent RHP Allen Webster to the AZL Cubs 1 for a rehab assignment. Signed SS Kevin Made and C Brayan Altuve to minor league contracts.
COLORADO ROCKIES — Signed SS Adael Amador to a minor league contract.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Traded RHP Nathan Witt to Tampa Bay for RHP Casey Sadler and optioned him to Oklahoma City (PCL). Transferred LHP Rich Hill to the 60-day IL. Signed RHP Kristian Cardozo and OF Luis Rodriguez to minor league contracts.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Signed OF Luis Medina to a minor league contract.
NEW YORK METS — Signed OF Alexander Ramirez to a minor league contract.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Signed RHP Cristopher Cruz to a minor league contract.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Signed LHP Esmerlin Vinicio to a minor league contract.
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed OF Sean Guida.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed RHP Tyler Herr.
ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed INF Matt Morales and C Jhonatan Solano.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Nile Ball.
SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released LHP Spencer Hermann.
HIGH POINT ROCKERS — Released 1B Steve Passatempo.
National Basketball Association
CHICAGO BULLS — Named Chris Fleming and Roy Rogers assistant coaches and Paul Miller assistant to the head coach. Promoted coaching intern Chris Kent to video coordinator.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS — Signed Fs Mario Hezonja and Anthony Tolliver.
Canadian Football League
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Added RB John Santiago to the practice roster.
National Hockey League
ANAHEIM DUCKS — Signed G Anthony Stolarz to a two-year contract and D Jani Hakanpaa to a one-year contract.
ST. LOUIS BLUES — D Chris Butler announced his retirement.
Major League Soccer
COLUMBUS CREW — Named Ezra Hendrickson assistant coach on the first team technical staff.
USLC — Suspended Charleston M Tah Anunga, San Antonio M Jack Barmby, Memphis D Wesley Charpie, El Paso M Derek Gebhard, Swope Park M Felipe Hernandez, Reno M Will Seymore, Atlanta United M Will Vint and Las Vegas coach Eric Wynalda one game.
CONCORDIA (ORE.) — Named Rock Allen assistant men’s basketball coach.
DETROIT — Promoted assistant softball coach Marc Gillis to head coach.